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Supply Chain Management and its Drivers:

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  Introduction:   There are some supply chain drivers which are responsible for the performance of a supply chain. We need to have a good understanding about supply chain drivers to understand supply chain performance. Absence or weakness of some of the drivers can be an obstacle to the supply chain.    Logistical Drivers:   The …

Understanding Revenue Management in a Supply Chain Management Perspective:

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Introduction: Revenue Management is used for differential pricing to better match supply and demand, at the same time, increases supply chain profits. In a more traditional approach, firms aimed to reduce supply /demand imbalance by changing the availability of assets. While revenue management approach in modern supply chain management uses prices as a lever to …

Strategic shipper carrier relationship: Transportation management

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Introduction: In a supply chain management, the first decision the shipper need to take, whether they will make transportation in-house or use a third party carrier. Usually, using third party carrier is mostly found. Using a third party carrier arises the question of shipper-carrier relationship management.With globalization, shipments have been increased very much. In this …

A discussion on Lean, Six Sigma and Kaizen in the context of manufacturing :

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Introduction:   Lean manufacturing is a synchronized method with which a supply chain can eradicate waste from its production process. According to customer needs, production process is required to develop, so that produced goods become more valuable product in quality. In contemporary manufacturing many supply chains are taking help of lean manufacturing method, so that …

About Logistics: A macro view point

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Introduction: The term logistics refers to providing right amount of material in the right condition, at the right place, at the right time, in the right position, in the right sequence, for the right cost, by using the right methods. In other words, the entire process of transferring products from producer to consumer including storage …